As we start the new year, we have the opportunity to make Howard County even stronger — more productive, more prosperous and better positioned to help our citizens be secure and successful.
With its large population, strong economy and the presence of so many critical statewide and national assets, Anne Arundel County is poised to be a model for the rest of the state — an economically vibrant community with strong schools, safe streets, an efficient county government and clean and picturesque waterways.
From 2005 to 2011, the Base Realignment and Closure (BRAC) initiative dominated the headlines and captured the attention of the regional business community. As Fort Meade grew through the BRAC process, local business leaders worked diligently to position the region to take full advantage of the growth.
There was a time when Marylanders could feel quite good about their economy. Even during the most recent economic downturn and its immediate sloppy aftermath, Marylanders could take some comfort knowing that its economy was somewhat insulated from the worst possible economic outcomes by a still expanding federal government.
We at the Howard County Economic Development Authority (HCEDA) are very optimistic about the New Year.
It is truly an honor to be back at the Anne Arundel Economic Development Corp. (AAEDC). As I settle into my new, but familiar, office and see many recognizable faces, I am experiencing a strong sense of déjà vu. It is exciting to be back working for Anne Arundel County — the best place to work, live and start a business.
Downtown Columbia, with an already altered landscape, has even more changes on the horizon as the plan for redevelopment continues to unfold.
Technology permeates nearly every aspect of our lives. We are often quick to adopt technologies that bring new levels of convenience to our personal and professional worlds without fully considering the security implications.
For the members of Maryland’s film and television production industry, the Dec. 2 hearing held at the Miller Building in Annapolis was just the latest trip down a road that’s been well traveled in recent years.
Anne Arundel Community College (AACC) and Howard Community College (HCC) are among the 14 Maryland community colleges that have partnered to receive nearly $15 million in federal grant funding from the Trade Adjustment Assistance Community College and Career Training (TAACCCT) competitive grant program.